Lessons from the Birthday Boy, President Lincoln

Happy Birthday, President Lincoln! We all know Lincoln for his infamous Emancipation Proclamation and his sad assassination but here are some other fun facts about Abe Lincoln taken from here:

  •  He had two VPs: Andrew Johnson and Hannibal Hamlin
  • His wife Mary’s family opposed their marriage because he was too poor of a background
  • He was the tallest president at 6’4″
  • He was the first president to have a beard

Abe Lincoln was also known for his eloquent speeches and known for his public relations. Here are some fun lessons from him on PR in honor of his birthday: http://www.inc.com/steve-cody/lessons-from-abraham-lincoln.html